- US / UK
- Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
- Cast: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong
- Language: English, Gaelic
Adapted from Rosemary Sutcliffe's beloved children's novel about a Roman legion lost north of Hadrian's Wall. Although frequently engrossing, this bird doesn't quite soar, thanks to Jeremy Brock's over-literal script and Tatum's flat performance. One for older children only.
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The Eagle2 Mar 2011
Kevin Macdonald's historical drama/war movie, starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell
Following on from State of Play, Kevin Macdonald has created a new adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff’s children’s adventure The Eagle of the Ninth, which was also the subject of a fondly remembered BBC TV series. After his success with The Last King of…
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